Syrian archeological golden mask unique internationally

Damascus, SANA- The golden artifacts which have been unearthed at different archeological sites in Syria are the most beautiful and most important ones in the world on the historical and artistic levels and they are the most unique.

An archeological golden mask has been unearthed in the cemetery no. 1 in Homs. The mask was made with a high precision in a way that shows the physiognomy in a very realistic and creative way, Deputy Director of Labs and reader of ancient inscriptions at the Archeology and Museums General Directorate Mahmoud al-Sayyed said.

The mask dates back to the 1st century AD and it belongs to the king or one of his relatives or the elites in Homs at that time and now it is preserved at Damascus National Museum.

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